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  • n  Roman goddess of night; daughter of Erebus; counterpart of Greek Nyx
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  • Air freshener: Federal program funds clean-air initiatives for diesel vehicles
    It’s 7 a.m. and you’re stuck behind a school bus sputtering enough diesel exhaust to make you cough. These fumes are wrought with microscopic soot known as particulate matter (PM), as well as toxins like nitrous oxide (NOx). A component of smog, PM can line the lungs and contribute to serious respiratory and heart problems, especially for children, the elderly and those with allergies or asthma ...
    June 11, 2013 - Mountain Xpress
  • Denmark's NOx Tax
    Denmark's tax on nitrogen oxide emissions, which was raised during the financial crisis, could be scrapped if it's proven to have a negative impact on jobs and competitiveness. The centre-left Danish government, which was formed in October 2011, decided at the end of that year to raise the tax from 5 to 25 Danish crowns (from â¬0.7 to 3.4) per kilo of nitrogen oxide NOx emissions. The tax was ...
    June 7, 2013 - Environmental News Network

  • Ronald H Brown in NOAA
    This nighttime process takes out about as much NOx as daytime processes. Under nearly all polluted conditions, this will short-circuit some of the ozone production that would have occurred the next day in New England,Brown said.
  • Rick Perry in
    It's shocking for the Obama Administration to target a 16-year-old air quality program that has achieved a 22 percent reduction in ozone and 53 percent reduction in NOx from regulated sources since 2000, said Governor Rick Perry. "Texas'...
  • Sue Ellen Wooldridge in Environment News Service
    The substantial reductions in SO2 and NOx emissions from the MR Young Station, a very large source of air pollution in this area of the country, will have an extremely beneficial impact on air quality in North Dakota,said Sue Ellen...

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